Candidate Selection | Hiring Tips | Initial Interview, Live React, Reference Checks | Selection Process

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Sourcing and hiring the correct candidate can be a very difficult process, but it’s crucial to the profitability and growth of your business. The current job market is extremely competitive as unemployment rates are at a generational-low. Candidates have access to more information about companies than ever before. With this abundance of information so easily… Read more »

Increasing Your Tire Savings | Replacing vs. Retreading & Tire Casing

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Fleet operations are hectic and tire maintenance can easily be overlooked. However, taking proper care of your tires could save your budget. Here are some simple tips for maintaining tires and getting the most out of your purchase.   Replace or Retread Tires? A common misconception is that when a tire is bald or worn,… Read more »

Agent Conference 2019

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Achieving your professional goals can be as simple as aligning your business with a team that provides the right learning and networking opportunities. Fortunately, the England Logistics Authorized Agent Program has plenty of resources to help freight agents succeed, including the customized support of a business development team and an agent service representative. Although there… Read more »

Posted & filed under Dry Less-than-Truckload, Temp-Controlled LTL.

There are several points throughout the year when less-than-truckload carriers prepare take a general rate increase (GRI). Rather than get caught off guard, there are a few tips that can decrease the impact of a GRI. Establish a planned approach to a GRI with a few simple guidelines.   Strategize Have a strategy or standing… Read more »

5 Reasons to Utilize Intermodal

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According to domestic intermodal statistics provided by the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA), the surface transportation shipping community has increased consumption of domestic intermodal services over the last 15 years. The railroads and Intermodal Marketing Company (IMC) continue to fine-tune their service networks, transit schedules and capacity offerings to meet the needs of evolving… Read more »

Employee Spotlight - Josh

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The England Logistics team is made up of focused, committed and downright delightful individuals. As one of the nation’s top freight brokerage firms, our success and reputation are due to the unique skills and personalities that each member of our team contributes. To help you get to know the people behind England Logistics, we are… Read more »

Enhanced Business Relationships | Business Connections & Customer Service

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Enhancing business relationships between service providers and third-party logistics (3PL) companies is about more than revenue. There are several other crucial elements that determine a beneficial alliance for both parties. If you are ready to take your business connections to the next level, try applying these five key strategies for an enhanced business relationship.  … Read more »

CVSA Operation Safe Driver Week

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It’s that time of year again!  The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is conducting their annual Safe Driver Week on July 14th-20th. Partnering with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the CVSA is dedicating the week to the improvement of unsafe driving behavior by encouraging law personnel to be on the lookout for reckless driving…. Read more »

Routing Guide Full Truckload | Scalable Capacity in Supply Chain

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The shifting full truckload market conditions throughout the last year has led many shippers to perform a stronger, more meaningful assessment of their carrier routing guide assignments. Here are key elements to maintain reliable lane assignments as conditions continue to evolve.   Committed vs. Spot Load Placement It can be tempting to swing more volume… Read more »

What to know about Supply Chain Management

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Operating a logistics network requires you to keep tabs on several relationships and their roles, all while managing your business. Many companies find that outsourcing supply chain management (SCM) brings increased efficiency by operating as your single point of contact to keeping products moving. However, this isn’t the only benefit that SCM providers offer. You… Read more »